Career Opportunities

Jacobs University aims to educate students for both an academic and a professional career. By combining disciplinary depth and transdisciplinary breadth supplemented by skills education and extracurricular elements, the university equips students with the key qualifications necessary for a successful career. It is an essential objective of Jacobs University to prepare its students to become socially responsible citizens within the societies they live in.

Our ISS students and graduates have pursued a variety of career fields both during their years in university through voluntary and mandatory internships, and after university through full-time jobs. Main professional areas undertaken by our students include: Private Sector & Industries (e.g., Consulting, Media, Trade, Automotive, Logistics), Organizations (e.g, NGO, Public Services, Institutions, Foundations) and Research & Education.

Examples of companies and organizations our students have worked and/or interned in include:

Private Sector & Industries
  • Bayer AG – Bayer Business Services GmbH
  • Daimler AG
  • Montblanc Simplo GmbH
  • SKY News Brisbane
  • Voice Of Women Media (Based in Run Run Shaw Creative Media Center of CityU Hong Kong)
  • Cairo Institute for Human Rights Studies
  • Deutscher Bundestag
  • Make-A-Wish Foundation Vermont
  • UN House
  • United Nations Population Fund
Research & Education
  • Bremer Energie Institut
  • Clean Air Initiative for Asian Cities – R&D Department
  • Deutsche UNESCO- Komission: UN Decade Education for Sustainable Development
  • Institute of Criminological and Social Research and Section for Feminist Research and Critical Studies of Masculinities
  • Wi’am Palestinian Conflict Resolution Center